Dr. Carl Moore
Carl Moore began his 43-year career at the University of South Alabama in 1971 where he served in many roles, including 25 years as dean of the Mitchell College of Business. The Mitchell College of Business experienced significant growth during Moore’s tenure. Under his leadership, the college achieved AACSB accreditation — the longest-standing, most recognized form of specialized accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn. Moore was instrumental in establishing the Alabama Banking School in the Mitchell College of Business, as well as creating the Mitchell Learning Resource Center, the Melton Center for Entrepreneurship and the Financial Analysis Center. Working with the Mitchell family, Moore helped establish the Mitchell Scholars Program, which offers elite business students the opportunity to develop to their full potential. During his time as dean, Moore spearheaded efforts to establish the MBA and doctorate programs in the Mitchell College of Business. In 2008, Moore served as the interim vice president for academic affairs.